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Student Learning Lounge

The Student Learning Lounge is a series of talks on technology topics to enhance your classwork and your life. These are held in informal, un-intimidating atmosphere throughout the semester. Check the University Calendar and the Student E-Bulletin for upcoming session dates.

Blackboard

Blackboard-Promo-Button-LRGFA2013-300x225Students who would like Blackboard Help may come to the Meyer Library 205 Technology Training Center immediately following any of the Meyer Library tours. Or stop by on Fridays between 1:30 – 4:30 pm, no appointment needed!

Mobile Optimization

Mobile-Optimization-Promo-ButtonWe all want to get the most out of our smart phones and tablets, especially when it comes to saving us time and keeping us organized. We’ll cover some of our favorite smartphone features and free apps that will keep you on task and help you manage your time more effectively.

Upcoming Sessions:
Coming Soon!

Microsoft IT Academy

Microsoft-IT-Academy-Promo-ButtonMicrosoft IT Academy is a selection of on-online, self-paced courses that allow you to learn the Microsoft skills and programs that will help you advance in an academic and professional environment. From the essentials of Microsoft Office to configuring a Windows server, come learn how to use this free resource!

Upcoming Sessions:
Coming Soon!

Prezi

prezi-promoDo you want your presentations to stand out? Prezi is just the tool for you! Come learn about the free online presentation tool in an informal session designed to teach you all you need to know to begin creating dynamic, engaging presentations.

Upcoming Sessions:
Coming Soon!

Formatting Research Papers in Word

Office-Promo-ButtonLearn how to make the most of Word 2013 tools and features so that you can spend more time working on your projects and less time trying to figure it all out. We’ll talk about Word 2013 editing and formatting tools, working with themes, adding table of contents and bibliographies in a snap, and other design options that will take your papers to the head of the class.

Upcoming Sessions:
Coming Soon!

Specialized Group Sessions

Contact us to arrange customized training and presentations for your group or class over topics such as:

  • Blackboard
  • Camtasia
  • Prezi
  • Windows 8
  • Mac OSx
  • Office Web Apps
  • Google Plus and Google Hangouts
  • Cloud Storage Options: OneDrive, Google Drive, Dropbox
  • Other trainings available on request!

Interested in customized training? Have questions?

Training and Documentation
Meyer Library 202
417-836-6056 / 6288

Upcoming Events

Oct
21
Tue
10:00 am Blackboard Learn: Monitoring Stu... @ Meyer Library 205 Technology Training Center
Blackboard Learn: Monitoring Stu... @ Meyer Library 205 Technology Training Center
Oct 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
In this hands-on workshop for faculty members and graduate teaching assistants, you will gain in-depth knowledge of Blackboard tools and features that help monitor and evaluate student performance. Learn to set up, customize, and manage the Grade Center to meet
Oct
22
Wed
2:00 pm Blackboard Learn: Monitoring Stu... @ Meyer Library 205 Technology Training Center
Blackboard Learn: Monitoring Stu... @ Meyer Library 205 Technology Training Center
Oct 22 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
In this hands-on workshop for faculty members and graduate teaching assistants, you will gain in-depth knowledge of Blackboard tools and features that help monitor and evaluate student performance. Learn to set up, customize, and manage the Grade Center to meet
Oct
24
Fri
10:00 am Blackboard Learn: Monitoring Stu... @ ONLINE
Blackboard Learn: Monitoring Stu... @ ONLINE
Oct 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
In this online, synchronous workshop for faculty members and graduate teaching assistants, you will gain in-depth knowledge of Blackboard tools and features that help monitor and evaluate student performance. Learn to set up, customize, and manage the Grade Center to
1:30 pm Ask the Experts Blackboard Open ... @ Meyer Library 205 Technology Training Center
Ask the Experts Blackboard Open ... @ Meyer Library 205 Technology Training Center
Oct 24 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
NOW ALSO ONLINE! – Ask the Experts Blackboard Open Session, Blackboard Master is on hand to provide one-on-one help with your specific questions, demonstrate a Blackboard feature you’d like to implement in your course, and perhaps even teach you one

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  • Farewell to Matthew Stublefield October 2, 2014
    by Ari Carter This Friday, we will be saying farewell to our wonderful Lab Support Administrator, Matthew Stublefield.  Matthew began his time with Computer Services as a Lab Assistant in Fall 2003, then moved into the Help Desk as a …
  • Website Masthead Becomes More Mobile-Friendly September 23, 2014
    Written by Ari Carter If you’ve visited the Missouri State homepage recently, you may have noticed a small but significant change. The website’s masthead has been updated to make it more practical for mobile devices. The update involves two changes: …
  • Visit our Meyer Library Open-Access Lab on Family Weekend! September 12, 2014
    Saturday, September 13th marks Family Weekend at Missouri State this year, and your friendly neighborhood Help Desk has some great events lined up. Stop by our Open-Access Computer Lab on the second floor of Meyer Library and say hello! We’ll …